2023 DEPUTY OF THE YEAR | CORRECTIONAL OFFICER OF THE YEAR | TELECOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR
The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association is seeking candidates for “Deputy of the Year”, “Correctional Officer of the Year”, and “Telecommunicator of the Year” for 2022. These awards are recognition of exemplary performances in all aspects of their law enforcement duties. Telecommunicators do not have to be employed by the County to be nominated.
Any full-time County Deputy, Correctional Officer or Telecommunicator in the State of Illinois is eligible for consideration. You may nominate an officer who was killed in the line of duty and, if chosen, the award will be presented to a family member. Nominations are being sought and can be made by any Illinois Sheriff, in writing, to the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, no later than FRI, Oct. 27, 2023!
Nominations should be made for exceptional achievement in any professional endeavor within the Sheriff’s Office; including but not limited to:
ACHIEVEMENT, INNOVATION OR CONTRIBUTION TO CRIME PREVENTION
DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION & CONTROL
The awards will be presented at the Banquet during the 2024 Winter Training Conference on Monday, February 12th, 2024 at the Embassy Suites and Conference Center, East Peoria, Illinois. The winners and their spouse/guest will be guests of the ISA at this banquet and one hotel room will be provided for one night.
All nominations must include a signed letter of endorsement from the Sheriff submitting the nominee (appearing on office letterhead), which includes:
- A brief statement of specific circumstances and actions that form the basis for the nomination,
- A brief biographical sketch, newspaper clippings, written reports, commendation letters, citations and other evidence that will assist in the selection process.
The ISA’s Membership Committee will review and evaluate all nominations received.
If you have any questions, please call Lynn Saputo (217) 753-2372, ext. 113 or Email her at: [email protected]
- You may either download the fillable nomination form, get it signed and email it in with your supporting documentation, or feel free to submit an electronic format with one of the links below.
ELECTRONIC NOMINATION FORMS BELOW:
(Click on the button(s) to fill out the form, must provide PDF version signed and emailed back by the deadline)